French: Bécasseau de Temminck German: Temminckstrandläufer Spanish: Correlimos de Temminck
Hanau am Main, Germany
Scandinavia through NW Russia and N Siberia E to Chukotskiy Peninsula and Anadyrland; irregularly in Britain. Winters from Mediterranean, N tropical Africa and Middle East through Indian Subcontinent and Indochina to S China, Taiwan and S Ryukyu Is, and S to Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo; occasionally to Philippines (Mindoro, Palawan, Panay and Luzon)#R.
13–15 cm; 15–36 g; wingspan 34–37 cm. Small, short-legged stint with broad white sides to tail and rump, unique amongst Calidris; upperparts range... read more
Gives a single, short, hard and clear “tirr” or “trrrrit” in contact or alarm, e.g. when flushed or... read more
Typical (southern) tundra, shrub tundra and floodplains in forest tundra up to 1200 m; on level... read more
Food and feeding
At breeding grounds and inland, primarily insects and their larvae, especially beetles and Diptera, occasionally plant material; on coast,... read more
Lays late May to early Jul. Successive bigamy by both sexes, occasionally with third clutch, while pair-bond typically lasts c.1 week, but... read more
Migratory. Broad-front migration spans towards N Africa and S Asia. Arrival in N Africa late Jul to... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Has been suggested that between 1,000,000 to 10,000,000 pairs were breeding in Russia in 1980–1990. Wintering population in SW... read more
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